Archive for February, 2016

Former Army Spokesman Explains Why Jammeh Must Not Run Again

Former Army Spokesman Explains Why Jammeh Must Not Run Again

The Gambia’s former military Spokesman has put his mouth where most of his colleagues dare talk, let alone write about. Retired Lt. Col. Lamin Gano blogs about why President Yahya Jammeh must not run for a fifth term. Gano’s article – which opens serious intellectual[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 5 comments Politics
Death Of Unionist In Custody Sparks Concerns

Death Of Unionist In Custody Sparks Concerns

By Abdoulie John The Secretary General of the banned Gambia National Transport Control Association (GNTCA) Sheriff Dibba died in police custody last Sunday, after being arrested and charged along with 8 executive members.Gambian authorities remain mute as to questions continue to swirl around the circumstances[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 1 comment Society
‘We’ll Meet You Halfway Even If Ibliss Is Your Commander’

‘We’ll Meet You Halfway Even If Ibliss Is Your Commander’

The leader of United Democratic Party is outstanding for his gentlemanly character. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe is credited for being peaceful and law abiding at all times. Mr. Darboe will not fold his hands when his party is under attack. He told a Tallinding rally last[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 8 comments News
The Devil Is Not In Fine Discussions And Arguments

The Devil Is Not In Fine Discussions And Arguments

The devil is in the voting card and the electorate! All discussions and arguments in the diaspora are centered around Ousainou Darboe this, Halifa Sallah that, OJ Jallow this, Hamat Bah this, Yaya Jammeh that. All these political leaders have only one card to vote[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 1 comment News
‘Stop Craving In Darkness’

‘Stop Craving In Darkness’

Gambian cleric has advised Muslims to strive hard to better understand their religion. Only this can save them from craving in the darkness in search of light where it does not exist. Momodou Ceesay, the Chief Resident Imam of Detroit Islamic Center in Michigan, said[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments Editorial
ITF Challenges Jammeh Over Death In Custody Of Union Leader

ITF Challenges Jammeh Over Death In Custody Of Union Leader

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has demanded justice following the death in custody this week of Gambian trade union leader Sheriff Diba.   The ITF has challenged President Yahya Jammeh Babili Mansa to take action over the affair, which began earlier[Read More…]

by February 28, 2016 0 comments News